From: Bronek Kozicki (brok_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-26 06:15:32
Gerhard Wesp <gwesp_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> This would violate Item 32 in Effective C++, 3rd ed. by Scott Meyers:
> Make sure public inheritance models "is-a". I suggest deriving from
> integer be disallowed in the TR2 proposal.
I second that. If the class has not been designed from the ground up
(virtual functions, interface classes etc.) to allow sensible
inheritance, it should be disallowed. I think that all STL classes
follow that rule.
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